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Month: December 2012

Osteoarthritis Patients May Benefit From Drinking Tart Cherry Juice

Osteoarthritis Patients May Benefit From Drinking Tart Cherry Juice

Jun 2012 Tart cherries have the highest anti-inflammatory content of any food, according to researchers, and may help individuals suffering from osteoarthritis manage their disease. The study, conducted by researchers from Oregon Health and Science University, involved 20 women aged 40-70 with inflammatory osteoarthritis. The study was presented May 30th at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference (ACSM) in San Francisco, California. The researchers found that drinking tart cherry juice two times per day for three weeks resulted in…

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Osteoarthritis Patients May Benefit From Drinking Tart Cherry Juice

Osteoarthritis Patients May Benefit From Drinking Tart Cherry Juice

Jun 2012 Tart cherries have the highest anti-inflammatory content of any food, according to researchers, and may help individuals suffering from osteoarthritis manage their disease. The study, conducted by researchers from Oregon Health and Science University, involved 20 women aged 40-70 with inflammatory osteoarthritis. The study was presented May 30th at the American College of Sports Medicine Conference (ACSM) in San Francisco, California. The researchers found that drinking tart cherry juice two times per day for three weeks resulted in…

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Agave Nectar Spice Cookies

Agave Nectar Spice Cookies

Cook Time  1 1/2 hrs        Serves 48      Calories 59 Protein 74 g     Total Fat 1 g       Saturated Fat .29 g       Carbohydrates 12 g       Dietary Fiber .32 g Ingredients 1 cup palm sugar 1/2 cup vegetable shortening 1/2 cup agave nectar 1 large egg 2 1/4 cups whole grain spelt flour 2 tsp baking soda 1 tsp cinnamon, ground 1/2 tsp cloves, ground 1/2 tsp ginger, ground 1/4 tsp salt…

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Agave Nectar Spice Cookies

Agave Nectar Spice Cookies

Cook Time  1 1/2 hrs        Serves 48      Calories 59       Protein 74 g     Total Fat 1 g Saturated Fat .29 g       Carbohydrates 12 g      Dietary Fiber .32 g Ingredients     1 cup palm sugar    1/2 cup vegetable shortening    1/2 cup agave nectar    1 large egg    2 1/4 cups whole grain spelt flour    2 tsp baking soda    1 tsp cinnamon, ground    1/2 tsp cloves, ground    1/2 tsp ginger, ground    1/4 tsp salt    1/2…

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Stricter smoking bans tied to more health benefits

Stricter smoking bans tied to more health benefits

Hospitalizations for heart, stroke and asthma ailments decreased after smoking bans introduced CBC News Posted: Nov 2, 2012 Smoking bans in workplaces were associated with fewer deaths and hospitalizations due to heart attacks, strokes and respiratory diseases, a new review finds. The introduction of smoke-free laws were followed by a 15 per cent decrease in hospitalizations for heart attacks, a 16 per cent decrease in stroke hospitalizations and a 24 per cent decrease in hospitalizations for diseases such as asthma…

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Stricter smoking bans tied to more health benefits

Stricter smoking bans tied to more health benefits

Hospitalizations for heart, stroke and asthma ailments decreased after smoking bans introduced CBC News Posted: Nov 2, 2012 Smoking bans in workplaces were associated with fewer deaths and hospitalizations due to heart attacks, strokes and respiratory diseases, a new review finds. The introduction of smoke-free laws were followed by a 15 per cent decrease in hospitalizations for heart attacks, a 16 per cent decrease in stroke hospitalizations and a 24 per cent decrease in hospitalizations for diseases such as asthma…

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4 Ways to Enjoy (Not Just Endure) Holiday Family Gatherings

4 Ways to Enjoy (Not Just Endure) Holiday Family Gatherings

The holidays mean lots of time spent with family, which can mean lots of opportunities for stress. Whether your brother-in-law insists on talking about politics, your mother probes into your love life, or your Great Aunt Jean picks her teeth at the table, each family gathering is rife with opportunities to lose your cool. “The irony about spending time with the people you know and love the best is that they also know how to push your buttons the most,”…

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4 Ways to Enjoy (Not Just Endure) Holiday Family Gatherings

4 Ways to Enjoy (Not Just Endure) Holiday Family Gatherings

The holidays mean lots of time spent with family, which can mean lots of opportunities for stress. Whether your brother-in-law insists on talking about politics, your mother probes into your love life, or your Great Aunt Jean picks her teeth at the table, each family gathering is rife with opportunities to lose your cool.“The irony about spending time with the people you know and love the best is that they also know how to push your buttons the most,” says…

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Enrich your diet with nuts

Enrich your diet with nuts

Just munch a handful of nuts a day, and you will be doing more than good to keep yourself healthy and stay fit. Nuts have it all!   Rich in energy, protein, packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and much discussed omega-3 fatty acids. Crunchy yet buttery, wonderfully delicious nuts are wonderful gifts to humankind by Mother Nature. Nuts are friendly! You can carry them along with you wherever you go! There is no need of special containers or carry boxes. They have…

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Enrich your diet with nuts

Enrich your diet with nuts

Just munch a handful of nuts a day, and you will be doing more than good to keep yourself healthy and stay fit. Nuts have it all!   Rich in energy, protein, packed with antioxidants, vitamins, minerals and much discussed omega-3 fatty acids. Crunchy yet buttery, wonderfully delicious nuts are wonderful gifts to humankind by Mother Nature. Nuts are friendly! You can carry them along with you wherever you go! There is no need of special containers or carry boxes. They have…

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